byUnited States. Army Signal Corps’ Army Pictorial Service
The Army-Navy Screen Magazine Number 54, 1945 Franklin Delano Roosevelt (1882-1945): Short film that documents FDR's funeral. Also includes an address by President Harry S Truman.The Army-Navy Screen Magazine was produced by the U.S. Army Signal Corps Pictorial Service, under the supervision of Col. Frank Capra, who came up with the idea. It was released twice a month and shown to military troops as a 20-minute newsreel."By the end of the war, the Army-Navy Screen Magazine reached an... Topics: The Army-Navy Screen Magazine, Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945, Warm Springs...
United Newsreel (U.S. Office of War Information) news April 1945: Funeral of President Roosevelt [April 13-15]Harry S. Truman, New President of the United States Part 1, President Roosevelt's body is placed on a special train at Warm Springs, Georgia. The train is met in Washington, D.C., by Vice Pres. Truman and Henry Wallace. The body is carried by caisson to the White House and reposes there in state. Funeral ceremonies are held at Hyde Park, New York. Part 2, Harry S. Truman attends the... Topics: WWII, Stettinius, Edward R. (Edward Reilly), 1900-1949, Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano),...